20+ years’ experience working on UK real estate investment funds.
Regular work on both on and off shore fund transactions for a range of leading institutions including Aviva Investors, Hermes, BlackRock and Schroders.
Advising on a variety of investment management transactions from joint ventures, raising equity, new performance fee incentive arrangement and restructuring work.
Projects range from the creation of the syndicate and the joint venture for the Walkie Talkie development, Tesco acquisition for a percentage of the Euphorium Group Limited, Kings Cross LP sale to AusSuper, to the 2014 restructure of WELPUT.
Regularly ranked as a leading individual in Chambers and Legal 500 for Investment Funds: Real Estate.
A graduate of Harvard Law School and a member of the New York Bar.
Aviva Investors Global Services Limited - Raising new equity from existing investors in the Ashtenne Industrial Fund. The fundraising was undertaken against the backdrop of the insolvency of Warner Estates PLC which abridged the usual timetable that would have applied.
The Canary Wharf syndicate vehicle - Creation of a syndicate backed by Middle Eastern, Far Eastern and US investors, to entered into a joint venture with Land Securities Plc to develop the “Walkie Talkie” - one of the largest office developments in the City.
2014 restructure of WELPUT - Advised on restructuring, acting closely with Schroders (the manager) on the modernisation of the terms of the fund, in particular the introduction of redemption provisions and new fee arrangements.
Kings Cross Regeneration Project - Acted for the various sellers of interests in the Kings Cross LP in their sale to AusSuper - the Kings Cross site stands out as the most notable example of inner London regeneration and the sale was the culmination of more than 15 years’ work on the site.